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  • Virender Sehwag's flop show continues in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy March 20, 2013

    Gurgaon: Virender Sehwag's poor run of form continued on Wednesday as he was back to pavilion for four runs, but his Delhi team beat Jammu and Kashmir by 17 runs in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Twenty20 tournament here. Delhi won the toss and chose to bat. Cricket lovers expected some...
  • Sehwag, Gambhir may play individually but not as pair: Gavaskar March 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir might not pair up as opening partners for the country again but the two senior players can still make individual comebacks, feels Sunil Gavaskar. Gavaskar said that he would not believe that Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay's strong performances at the opening slots...
  • Sehwag, Gambhir, Steyn congratulate Dhawan on his superb knock March 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Senior players Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir on Saturday took to micro-blogging site twitter in order to congratulate their statemate Shikhar Dhawan, who announced his arrival on international stage with a mindblowing unbeaten 185 off 168 balls. "Awesome stuff Shikhi boy! :) Best debut ever!! So proud of you....
  • Jaywant Lele backs Virender Sehwag's return to Indian team March 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Former BCCI secretary Jaywant Lele wants discarded Indian opener Virender Sehwag to be recalled and made an integral part of the Indian team in all three formats of the game for his match-winning abilities. "He is a batsman who has scored two triple hundreds and one near triple hundred in...
  • Ganguly on the back foot after taking on Dhoni March 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly chose to play it safe on Sunday after indicating a day earlier that MS Dhoni could have had a hand in Virender Sehwag's ouster from the Test squad for the remaining two matches against Australia. "It's very difficult to say whether Dhoni has a...
  • Dhoni behind Sehwag's Test ouster, says Ganguly March 9, 2013

    Kolkata: Expressing surprise over the dropping of dashing India opener Virender Sehwag, former captain Sourav Ganguly Saturday said current team skipper MS Dhoni had a hand in the exclusion. "It would be wrong to assume that there are no inputs from Dhoni in selection matters. If a captain asks for a...
  • Rahane, Dhawan smiling slyly at Sehwag's exit March 8, 2013

    While Virender Sehwag's axing from the Test squad for the next two Tests against Australia is met with mixed reactions among cricket fraternity, there are two men - Ajinkya Rahane and Shikhar Dhawan - in the Indian squad who must be grinning from ear to ear. Ajinkya Rahane has been waiting...
  • Test ouster will do Sehwag a lot of good, says Aakash Chopra March 7, 2013

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts Aakash Chopra and Maninder Singh talk about Virender Sehwag's exclusion from the remainder of the Test series against Australia. ...
  • Sehwag could have been given a chance in Mohali: Gavaskar March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar feels that Virender Sehwag could have been given another chance keeping in mind the batting-friendly pitch in Mohali, which will host the third Test against Australia from March 14. "The ball comes onto the bat nicely in Mohali and Sehwag likes to bat...
  • Sehwag is not an ordinary player, says coach AN Sharma March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag's coach AN Sharma on Thursday said the Delhi batsman is not an ordinary player and hoped his ward would make a strong comeback to reclaim his place in the Test side. "Sehwag is not an ordinary player. I am sure he will bounce back in style....
  • Sehwag ouster to benefit Australia, says Matthew Hayden March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Australia opening batsman Matthew Hayden Thursday said the axing of India opener Virender Sehwag would probably be advantageous for the visiting team, making them happy. "Personally I think the Aussies would be happy. Sehwag is unpredictable perfect! Next Test could have been 300!" tweeted Hayden, indicating that the...
  • Hayden surprised at Sehwag's exclusion from Indian team March 7, 2013

    India dropped out-of-form opener Virender Sehwag for the remainder of the Test series against Australia on Thursday. ...
  • Twitterview: Downpour of reactions after Sehwag axed March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag has been dropped from India's Test squad for the remaining two matches against Australia in Mohali and New Delhi. The BCCI selectors met on Thursday and announced a 14-man squad for the remaining two fixtures of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, with Sehwag being the only casualty. The news...
  • Is this the end of the road for Virender Sehwag? March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: And so it has happened, and few should be surprised. After struggling with the bat for over two years, during which he averaged 29.73 with just one century, Virender Sehwag has been dropped from India's Test team. The axe has fallen, potentially ending the career of a batsman...
  • Sehwag axed, Harbhajan retained for last 2 Aus Tests March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag has been dropped from India's Test squad for the remaining two matches against Australia in Mohali and New Delhi. The BCCI selectors met on Thursday and announced a 14-man squad for the remaining two fixtures of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, which India lead 2-0, with Sehwag...
  • What to do with Sehwag and Harbhajan? March 7, 2013

    Former national selector Raja Venkat feels the squad for the last two Tests against Australia should be picked keeping the South Africa tour in mind. ...
  • Points to ponder before India take the field in Mohali March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: A victorious Indian team had a day and a half trimmed from their workload in Hyderabad thanks to Australia's inept batting on the fourth day, during which they crashed to 131 all out. The win was India's second biggest against Australia (an innings and 135 runs) and following...
  • Selectors must take a call on Sehwag's fate as opener: Dravid March 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Former India captain Rahul Dravid has said that the national selectors must take a call on whether to continue with struggling Virender Sehwag as an opener in the Test series in South Africa later this year or give someone else a chance. "I think the selectors and management need...
  • I would like to see Dhawan play for Sehwag and Ojha for Harbhajan: Gaurav Kalra March 5, 2013

    Can this win kickstart India's climb back to the top of Test rankings? CNN-IBN's Sports Editor Gaurav Kalra shared his perspective in an interaction with IBNLive readers. Q. Has these 2 test matches proven that England is much better team than Aussies? Asked by: Ajay Sudame A. If...
  • Sehwag still has a lot of cricket left in him, feels Kiran More March 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Former India selector Kiran More on Monday said the form of underperforming senior opening batsman Virender Sehwag was a cause for concern and the selectors may be inclined to give others a chance in the remainder of the Border-Gavaskar series. "He is a quality cricketer. For me he is...
  • Pujara-Vijay stand sets record for India v Australia in Test cricket March 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The unbroken 294 that Cheteshwar Pujara and Murali Vijay added on day two in Hyderabad is now the best second-wicket stand for India versus Australia in Tests, surpassing the 224 that Mohinder Amarnath and Sunil Gavaskar added at Sydney in 1986. This alliance puts them at sixth spot...
  • 2nd Test, Day 2: As it happened March 3, 2013

    Live updates from the second Test between India and Australia at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Hyderabad. A to-and-fro opening day of the second Test at Uppal ended with India 5 for 0 in reply to Australia's 237 for 9 declared. The three sessions were divided and offered viewers another gripping Bhuveshwar...
  • Australia's weakness is spin, so I say go attack: Jamie Alter February 27, 2013

    Should India persist with three spinners for the Hyderabad Test? Cricketnext editor Jamie Alter joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. It is almost an home ground for Ojha, therefore he should be in the eleven instead of Harbhajan. Your comments. Asked by: Sandeep...
  • Chepauk, a hub of Indian cricket records February 26, 2013

    During their eight-wicket win over Australia at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, India set a host of records at a storied venue in which they already share a great history. From the highest score by an Indian to the maximum centuries at a venue, the MA Chidambaram Stadium -...
  • 1st Test: Eight-wicket win gives India the series lead February 26, 2013

    Chennai: It took India nine overs to snap an obdurate last-wicket Australian stand, and 11.3 to achieve the 50 runs needed to claim a series lead. Australia came out on Sunday with a lead of 40 but were only able to nine to that before the No. 11 Nathan Lyon...
  • India v Australia, 1st Test, Day 5: as it happened February 26, 2013

    Facing a 192-run deficit after MS Dhoni's 224, the tourists eked out a 40-run lead with one wicket remaining on day four in Chennai. India's spinners grabbed nine wickets for 175 runs in 65.5 overs to set up hopes of a four-day victory, but were left frustrated by a stubborn last-wicket...
  • 1st Test: Sehwag has failed to learn from Tendulkar February 23, 2013

    The sixth over of India's innings on day two of the Chennai Test told a story of two different characters. To watch a clueless Virender Sehwag search for where the ball that he had just played was, and then fail to push it away before it disturbed his leg stump,...
  • Sehwag's slipups at slip are hurting India February 22, 2013

    It was August of 2012, New Zealand were touring India and found the going tough. So tough, in fact, that they hardly put up a fight in the two Test matches in Hyderabad and Bangalore. Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli were in superb form, Pragyan Ojha and R Ashwin were...